Morning Bites: Charles D’Ambrosio, Labor Day Beach Reads, Vikram Chandra on “Geek Sublime,” Teargas Rock, and More


Michael Schaub on Charles D’Ambrosio, whose Loitering is due out in the fall.

A look at Teargas Rock, a recently-reunited group featuring two-thirds of (Young) Pioneers.

With Labor Day weekend looming, Jen Doll has recommendations for last-minute late-summer beach reads.

At Rookie, a new essay from Amy Rose Spiegel on perspectives and (human) mirrors.

Vikram Chandra discussed Geek Sublime with The Believer.

New poetry from Morgan Parker at Apogee.

Pitchfork’s Jason Heller has a review of Canto Secondo, the new album from Mike Watt.

Bethanne Patrick has a tribute to the late author Wendi Harris Kaufman.

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    1. Fixed. Apparently I’m getting my literary Michaels (who have written for the Mercury) conflated, which is mortifying.